medical scientist training program

Interviews

Our interview program is a day and a half long. Candidates who are selected for interview will be invited to attend on a particular set of dates, during which their graduate group of interest will be highlighted. There is some variation in the schedule, depending on graduate group, but the general schedule below is typical.

Penn does not cover travel expenses, but does provide lodging for your visit.


THURSDAY  Orientation Day (casual dress)

by 12:15pm                   Check in at the Combined Degree Office - Suite 100 Annex, Stemmler Hall

12:30pm - 2:00pm         Lunch and MD/PhD orientation

2:15pm - 4:00pm           Graduate group activities and possibly an interview

4:00pm - 5:00pm           Tour with MD/PhD students

5:00pm - ?                     Dinner with MD/PhD students

FRIDAY  Interview Day with additional activities

8:00am - 10:00am          Optional class attendance and/or possible interview

10:00am - 10:45am        Medical School orientation

11:00am - 12:45pm        Interview block with either graduate group or MD/PhD committee faculty

1:00pm - 1:45pm            Lunch

2:00pm - 4:00pm            Interview block with either graduate group or MD/PhD committee faculty

4:00pm - 5:30pm            Wrap up activities and reception

Evening                          Optional activities with students - see Philadelphia!